Lepidolite Cabochon Cab Russian Stone Gemstone Mineral


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This is the lilac lepidolite cabochon with pink tourmaline and smoky quartz. Dimensions: 1.7 x 1.2 x 0.4″ (4.3 x 3 x 0.9cm). Weight – 0.6oz (17 grams). Origin: Russia, Transbaikalia.

Some information about lepidolite:

Lepidolite is a lilac-gray or rose-colored member of the mica group of minerals. It is the most abundant lithium-bearing mineral and is a secondary source of this metal. It is the major source of the alkali metal rubidium.

Lepidolite found with other lithium-bearing minerals, such as spodumene, in pegmatite bodies. It has also been found in high-temperature quartz veins, greisens and granite.

Lepidolite has a variety of colors, mainly lilac, pink, purple, and red, but also gray and, rarely, yellow and colorless.

Additional information

Weight 17 g